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Marigold  Origin: South America- Argentina and New Mexico  Use: Bedding plants, pot culture, edging, cut flowers  Height: 6 inches to 4 feet  Flowers:

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2 Marigold  Origin: South America- Argentina and New Mexico  Use: Bedding plants, pot culture, edging, cut flowers  Height: 6 inches to 4 feet  Flowers: Orange, yellow, mixed, red, cream and maroon; rounded or flat heads  Foliage: Lacy, feather-like, finely dissected, opposite, often pungent odor

3 Cosmo  Grow to 3-6 feet tall.  The leaves are simple, pinnate, or bi-pinnate, and are arranged in opposite pairs.  The word Cosmos is derived from the Greek “balanced universe.”  Solid pink, white, maroon, and pink with deep pink flares.

4 Fern  World’s oldest living things (even older than the dinosaurs) dating from 300 million years ago  Approximately 10,500 species  Size varies from the smallest specimen, the wall rue (5- 6cm or 2-3in), to the tree ferns from New Zealand that can reach heights of thirty feet or ten meters high!

5 Zinnia  originated in Mexico and therefore, likes a arm-hot climate.  leaves are lance-shaped and sandpaper like in texture.  height ranges from 15 cm to 1 meter.  yellow, orange, white, red, rose, pink, purple, lilac and multi-colored blooms.  stems that bear opposite leaves and terminal flower heads.

6 English Ivy  attach to the bark of trees, brickwork, and other surfaces by way of numerous, small root-like structures, which exude a glue-like substance.  Leaves are dark green, waxy, somewhat leathery, and are arranged alternately along the stem.  recognized leaf forms, the most common being a 3-lobed leaf with a heart-shaped base.  first introduced to the US by European immigrants and is widely sold as an ornamental plant for landscapes throughout the US.

7 Iron Cross  Common Name: Oxalis Iron Cross, Good Luck Plant  Exposure: Full sun to light shade  Height:10"-12"  Rosy pink flowers and foliage with purple cross- shaped markings  Flowers in weeks from planting

8 Snake plant  50 species variously known as bowstring hemp, snake plant, and leopard lily, native primarily to tropical Africa.  short, thick roots and long, narrow basal leaves that stand erect.  Many species have water- resistant leaf fibers that are used in the manufacture of ropes and for bowstrings.

9 Aloe Vera  Latin name for the plant that goes by several other names including burn plant, elephant's gall and lily of the desert.  The earliest record of this native plant dates back thousands of years in ancient Egyptian.  The aloe plant has long green stems that grow up to one foot long. The stems have gray spots and soft, tiny teeth on the edges.

10 Christmas Cactus  evolved in the last 30 to 40 million years ago.  The flowers are available in a wide variety of colors including red, purple, orange, pink, fuschia, cream, etc.  The green, flattened, leaf- like structures that make up the majority of a Christmas Cactus are actually modified stem segments called cladodes.

11 Blue Salvia  feathery foliage and a profusion of plume-like flower spikes made up of unusual upside-down, blue flowers in late spring  Native to Eastern Europe, this wildflower Salvia is easily grown in any well-drained soil.


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